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Hirschmann provides rated capacity indicator solution for Volvo’s pipelayers | Construction News

Date: 07-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Volvo has partnered with Hirschmann MCS to install the cSCALE rated capacity indicator on their PL4809E and PL3005E pipelayers.  Hirschmann’s cSCALE solution provides a 7” color graphic display of the pipelayer and monitors the maximum load and inclination. Sensors include angle, tilt, load pin, and anti-two block switch.  An integrated datalogger / event recorder was also a requirement for the system.

Altec's New Offsettable Jib Gives Operators More Options

Date: 12-04-2017 / Author: mlarson

Altec has unveiled an offsettable telescopic jib that helps increase the flexibility of its AC45-127S boom truck.

The new two-stage telescoping jib, rolled out at the ConExpo-Con/Agg trade show this March, can be used at a length of 31 or 55 ft.; at offsets of 0°, 15°, or 30°; with the boom truck’s outriggers set at full or mid span; and with the crane’s boom telescoped to any length from 31 to 127 ft.